Han Kang

Kang - The Vegetarian (Engl. edition)

Star Rating (0)

Art.Nr./ISBN: 9781846276033

Verlag: Portobello

Jahr: 2015

Einband: Softcover

Seitenzahl: 183

Sprache: English

Medientyp: Book


Auf Lager, Lieferzeit 4-7 Werktage.

14,90 € *

Produktinformationen "Kang - The Vegetarian (Engl. edition)"

Winner of the MAN Booker Prize 2016


Yeong-hye and her husband are ordinary people. He is an office worker with moderate ambitions and mild manners; she is an uninspired but dutiful wife. The acceptable flatline of their marriage is interrupted when Yeong-hye, seeking a more 'plant-like' existence, decides to become a vegetarian, prompted by grotesque recurring nightmares. In South Korea, where vegetarianism is almost unheard-of and societal mores are strictly obeyed, Yeong-hye's decision is a shocking act of subversion. Her passive rebellion manifests in ever more bizarre and frightening forms, leading her bland husband to self-justified acts of sexual sadism. His cruelties drive her towards attempted suicide and hospitalisation. She unknowingly captivates her sister's husband, a video artist. She becomes the focus of his increasingly erotic and unhinged artworks, while spiralling further and further into her fantasies of abandoning her fleshly prison and becoming - impossibly, ecstatically - a tree. Fraught, disturbing and beautiful, The Vegetarian is a novel about modern day South Korea, but also a novel about shame, desire and our faltering attempts to understand others, from one imprisoned body to another.

Weiterführende Links zu "Kang - The Vegetarian (Engl. edition)"

Weitere Artikel von Korean Book Services

Unser Kommentar zu "Kang - The Vegetarian (Engl. edition)"


Kundenbewertungen für "Kang - The Vegetarian (Engl. edition)"

Bewertungen werden nach Überprüfung freigeschaltet.

Bewertung schreiben


Die mit einem * markierten Felder sind Pflichtfelder.

Korea Unmasked

24,90 € * Statt: 29,90 € *

Kauderwelsch Koreanisch Wort für...

9,90 € *

Spandau-eui jajagnamu - 스판다우의 자작나무

24,90 € * Statt: 24,90 € *

Tablo - Pieces of You (English...

19,90 € *

Korea Unmasked

24,90 € * Statt: 29,90 € *

Weathered Blossom - Maneul Ggot

16,90 € *

Hanbok, My Fairy Friends, My Child

50,00 € * Statt: 60,00 € *

Learning Korean through...

24,90 € * Statt: 28,90 € *

Kim Dong-won - Korean Film...

26,90 € *

Eorin wangja - Der kleine Prinz

18,90 € *

Sun Tzu on the Art of War

9,90 € * Statt: 17,90 € *


Zuletzt angesehen